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  • Bell with Saints Peter, Paul, John, and Thomas · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    often recast when they were damaged or melted down so that the metal could be reused We do not have much information about the origin of this bell but its long narrow shape resembles several bells known to have been made in the mid fifteenth century in Austria The bell has four figures in relief Saints Peter Paul John the Evangelist and Thomas The apostles are identified by their attributes Peter holds the keys to heaven Paul is shown with the sword of his execution John the Evangelist holds his sacred writings and Thomas holds a ruler alluding to his role as patron of architects The founder who made the bell has signed his work with the inscription P K ME FECIT PK made me and the bell is further inscribed with the words XPS VINCIT XPS REGNAT XPS I M P ER AT Christ conquers Christ reigns Christ rules Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 22 1971 Treatment cleaned Provenance Jules Domergue Paris Arnold Seligmann Paris Henry Walters Baltimore 1922 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Inscriptions Signature Cast inscription on upper band P K MEFECIT Translation P K made me Transcription Cast on upper band XPS VINCIT

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/40263/bell-with-saints-peter-paul-john-and-thomas/ (2016-02-18)
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  • Belt Buckle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    47 Previous Next Explore Object Creative Commons License Belt Buckle Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit Description Found frequently at archaeological sites in Burgundy these large ornate buckles were worn by women and indicated the high status of their owners The decoration known as interlace is fluid and seems almost to move drawing the observer into the complexities of the pattern As this style developed sinuous fantastic animal forms replaced the ribbons seen here Conservation Date Description Narrative 6 19 1967 Treatment repaired loss compensation Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Vive la France French Treasures from the Middle Ages to Monet The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1999 2000 Provenance Eustache de Lorey Joseph Brummer New York Joseph Brummer Sale Parke Bernet Galleries New York May 12 1949 no 319 Walters Art Museum 1949 by purchase Credit Museum purchase 1949 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your own collections Creator Burgundian Artist Period 7th century Early Medieval Medium iron overlaid with silver and gold Metal Accession Number 52

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  • Belt Buckle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    or when surmounted by a cross as Christ In either case the face is an apotropaic device intended to protect the wearer from evil Conservation Date Description Narrative 10 21 1960 Treatment cleaned Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Joseph Brummer New York Joseph Brummer Sale Parke Bernet Galleries New York May

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  • Belt Buckle · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    at the center The tongue has a schematic human face and an animal head terminal Such animal head terminals are common on Migration period jewelry Exhibitions Early Christian and Byzantine Art Baltimore Museum of Art Baltimore 1947 Jewelry Ancient to Modern The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1979 1980 Provenance Joseph Brummer New York Joseph Brummer Sale Parke Bernet Galleries New York May 12 1949 no 278 Walters Art Museum 1949

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/34764/belt-buckle-8/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Albarello" with a Shepherdess Lifting Her Skirt · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    back The initial most likely refers to the workshop where the jars were made but it could refer a single patron who commissioned the group Sexual imagery is frequently found on Renaissance objects made for private use Exhibitions Art and Love in Renaissance Italy The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Kimbell Art Museum Fort Worth 2008 2009 Provenance Sir Edgar and Lady Speyer London Walters Art Museum 1961 by

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/32876/albarello-with-a-shepherdess-lifting-her-skirt/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Borghese Warrior" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Commons License Borghese Warrior Description Provenance Credit Description This statuette is a reduced copy of the so called Borghese Warrior Provenance Don Marcello Massarenti Collection Rome no 308 Henry Walters Baltimore 1902 by purchase Walters Art Museum 1931 by bequest Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection 1902 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/33377/borghese-warrior/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Cassone" · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    Narrative 11 30 1998 Examination examined for survey Exhibitions Highlights from the Collection The Walters Art Gallery Baltimore 1998 2001 Provenance Mr Robert Lehman New York Walters Art Museum 1943 by gift through French and Company Credit Gift of Mr Robert Lehman through French and Company 1943 Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License Add to Collection Connect with Facebook to start your

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/25138/cassone/ (2016-02-18)
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  • "Sgabello"-Type Chair with Scrolls · The Walters Art Museum · Works of Art
    type of easily moved seating in affluent Italian and subsequently French homes Chairs only started to become comfortable in the 1600s The chair appears to be at least partially reconstructed at a later period possibly the in the 1800s Conservation Date Description Narrative 2 27 1970 Treatment repaired other Provenance Collection E Volpi Florence E Volpi Sale American Art Galleries New York 1917 no 282 purchased by Walters Art Museum

    Original URL path: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/20439/sgabello-type-chair-with-scrolls/ (2016-02-18)
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